Made in Orange County, NC

Made in Orange County, NC features local products that are affectionately and passionately made right here in the communities of Chapel Hill, Hillsborough and Carrboro, North Carolina. 


Local Artisans

Before heading back home, be sure to pick up a taste of Orange County!


Accidental Baker artisan flatbread crackers using locally milled flour is baked in Hillsborough and sold at area stores. Flavors like Fire Crackers, Sea Salt, Tuxedo Sesame, Rosemary & Roasted Garlic are crafted and packaged in small batches.

Big Spoon Roasters makes handcrafted nut butters and snack bars from scratch in small batches. They source the highest quality, most sustainably ingredients from trusted partners and growers.Located in Hillsborough. Purchase individual and gift bundles online.

Boro Beverage Inspired by the agricultural bounty of the NC Piedmont and seasonally driven, Boro produces various lines of probiotic libations in small batches. Shop their store at 422 W. Franklin Street in Chapel Hill.

BoxCarr Farms Handmade Cheese Italian inspired cheeses made in Cedar Grove just north of Hillsborough. Locally these cheeses can be found at all three Weaver Street Markets and Whole Foods.

Carrboro Coffee Roasters Coffees  30 types of coffee both regular and decaf. For a cup of coffee visit the two cafes: Open Eye Café and Caffe Driade, and for the beans visit any local grocery store.

Chapel Hill Creamery makes 6 types of cheeses, aged and fresh, as well as 7 varieties of sausage from Heritage breed pigs. Products are available at Carrboro and Eno River Farmer's Markets, and Weaver Street Market.

Chapel Hill Toffee  the gift that is good to give and better to receive! Found at Weaver Street Markets in Carrboro, Chapel Hill and Hillsborough besides many other stores and hotels in Chapel Hill.

Chocolatay Confections  handmade chocolates & confections that cater to those with allergies, offering vegan, peanut free, gluten and soy free products. All available on-line.

Cottage Lane Kitchen award winning spicy pepper relish produced in Chapel Hill. buy online and at Weaver Street Market.

Fricks Apiaries local raw honey and North Carolina raised queen bees. They also produce lip balms, candles and freezed dried bee pollen. Purchase online and at Carrboro Farmers Market, RambleRill Farm, and on by appointment at the farm

Short Winter Soups makes over 40 flavors of high intergrity vegetarian soups for all seasons. Lovingly created in Hillsborough and found at the farmers markets in Chapel Hill, Carrboro and the Eno River Farmers Market in Hillsborough.

Starfish Bakery sells  scrumptious pastries and desserts made by young adults in the community with mentorship and guidence by head baker, Tammy LeMoine and other 'empty nester' parents formally involved in the public school system. Their treats can be found at the Hillsborough Farm & Garden Stand and RambleRill Farm's Saturday Slowdown (first Saturday of the month May - Dec). You can also order on-line

Sunshine Lavender Farm  locally grown lavender and lavender products can be ordered online through their website or visit their Hurdle Mills farm during their 3 open houses scheduled for March, June and December.

Sweet Neecy Cake Mix  daughter of famed Mama Dip, Annette Council makes four flavors of cake mix; Spice, Chocolate, Vanilla and Red Velvet, and has published two cookbooks - all available online.

Tonya’s Cookies – Tonya Council, Mama Dip’s granddaughter is know for her Pecan Crisp, an Oprah's Favorite Things selection. Percan Crisp comes in original, chocolate and white chocolate flavors. Order online or pick up at her store in Chapel Hill.

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